Our Grandslam Cruise on the Fantasy!

Disney Fantasy Cruise Review

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 4
Helpful Votes: 16

Overall rating:

4.9 out of 5
Disney Fantasy

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 30, 2019

Ship: Disney Fantasy

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9046

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 7 months ago

Review summary

This was our grandslam cruise with Disney having been on all the ships. We still call the Wonder our home ship but the Fantasy is larger, has more amenities, and 10/10 customer service. Every staff member that makes eye contact greets you, the entertainment director walked around after shows meeting people, the characters randomly walk around the ship making for fun, impromptu meets, and the food was very good. Would do it again in a heartbeat.

Embarkation

3 out of 5
Disney’s system was down so embarkation was gruelingly slow. We had a 1030 time slot and didnt get on the boat til almost 1300. The terminal was overloaded with irritable people. Still it could have been worse, the poor staff had to register everyone by hand/ paper and pencil!

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Loved the drinks at Skyline and our rotational meals. We ate at Remy and it was beyond phenomal!

Remy

5 out of 5

An amazing 8 course meal with the best service in the business. 3 Michelin star Chef Lallement was actually on the ship on Saturday ensuring that his standards were being met. An awesome experience for any foodie. Expensive but well worth the near $300 upcharge.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Loved playing shuffleboard, mini golf, swimming, sunning, and the AquaDuck! Plenty to do, great character greets, and amazing shopping. Mia did the Bippedy Boppedy Boutique and the Princess High Tea and loved it.

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
My 9 yo met 4 new friends at the Oceaneer Club and Lab. Had a blast!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our wait staff Levendra and Lordana were top notch as was our room attendent Alston.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Meticulously clean, well maintained, and exceeded expectation. At every port, the maint crew were hard at work painting, cleaning, and polishing.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ports of call

Castaway Cay (Disney Private Island)

5 out of 5
Perfect as usual!

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5
Did the Skyliner and a walking tour. Felt safe throughout and enjoyed a lot of the town.

Tortola, British Virgin Islands

5 out of 5
Our excursion to the Baths was cancelled due to high winds. We were gutted but did a walking tour and found some cool cultural things to enjoy. Also did some watch shopping and found the dealers eager to discount!

Port Canaveral, Florida

4 out of 5
Clean and easy to navigate but not much to do the night before. We ended up walking to the port, watching the Dream take off, and eating at Grills.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Express walk off FTW. We were out of customs by 0745 and at MCO by 0900. Always a tiny bit stressful but as smooth as it could be.

Traveler Photos

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